IdeasFire and Blood: The Paris Commune of 1871May 28, 2015 | 53:58The Paris Commune of 1871 was a model for the revolutions of the 20th century -- freedom, liberty, equality. But the violence it unleashed foreshadowed the abuses of state power to come -- in the 20th century until today.
The CurrentUnlicensed daycares need more oversight, lack of standards dangerous - May 29, 2015May 29, 2015 | 22:00Two-year-old Eva Ravikovich died in an unlicensed daycare in Toronto, with dozens of children under the supervision of just one adult. Her death led to scrutiny of the daycare system, and a new call for safe, affordable solutions for parents and children.
The CurrentOmar Khadr shares his story in 'Out of the Shadows' documentary - May 28, 2015May 28, 2015 | 22:00After twelve years in Guantanamo Bay prison, he doesn't want to dwell on the past. In his only interview, Omar Khadr is measured and reflective. We speak with Michelle Shephard on her conversation with the man she's been tracking for more than a decade.
QNick Offerman on his 'stache-free life after Ron SwansonMay 28, 2015 | 17:15Former Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman on how he deals with Ron Swanson fans — some of who recoil at his moustache-free face.
The CurrentBurma's Rohingya among the world's most persecuted people - May 27, 2015May 27, 2015 | 22:00It's a story unfolding in real time... as a persecuted people takes to the sea to escape what is being called nothing short of genocide. Boatloads of Rohingya migrants floating in the Andaman Sea while mass graves have turned up in Malaysia and Thailand.
SparkEasy electronicsJun 22, 2014 | 8:06Ayah Bdeir is the founder of littleBits, Lego-like building blocks of electronics designed to snap together easily with magnets, so that anyone can make simple circuitry projects.
As It HappensMan behind campaign for French supermarkets to donate waste food wants to take law globalMay 26, 2015 | 6:34Arash Derambarsh is a small town politician with an appetite to be a global player. The French city councilor has just convinced France's National Assembly to force supermarkets to stop throwing out perfectly good food and start donating it to the needy.
QDavid Suzuki defends celebrity activismMay 27, 2015 | 23:04Scientist and broadcaster David Suzuki says we need all hands on deck to battle against environmental disaster. Some of those hands happen to be famous.
Writers and CompanyEric Bogosian InterviewMay 24, 2015 | 52:26Actor, playwright and novelist Eric Bogosian has a new non-fiction book about the Armenian genocide of one hundred years ago. It's called "Operation Nemesis."